Funny commercial, right?
The plan is a lifesaver if you're the parents of Sofia Rubenstein, 17. Her incessant text-messaging racked up a huge phone bill on the family's wireless plan- to the tune of 6,807 messages - which, at the rate of 15 cents apiece put the family's bill to more than $1,100 for the month.
"It's whatever pops into my head. There's no stopping it," she said. "Sometimes I'll be on the phone with someone and I get texted, and then I'm having two conversations at once."
Sofia knew she'd been texting a lot but couldn't believe the "incredible" number she hit. "I just thought, oh my God, my life is over," she said.
Frankly, I'm amazed she's still alive to talk about it. Or should I say, text about it. You can read the rest of this modern story in this Washington Postarticle.